Loving ‘The Bomb’ in the 21st Century | Swagat Baruah

The Cold War might have ended, but the battles never stop sprouting out of it. So, what if these allegations against Russia do turn out to be true? Would it indicate an already declared war against United States and would in force the United States to, in return, wage a war against Russia and its allies? What might the scenario look like post the investigation’s findings? Continue reading Loving ‘The Bomb’ in the 21st Century | Swagat Baruah

Possibilities for Russian-US Nuclear Security Cooperation | Tejas Rao

By continuing to learn from each other’s experiences regarding nuclear terrorism and by addressing GICNT member states’ concerns and desired goals as a united team, the United States and Russia can advance the cooperation amongst themselves and internationally regarding the issue of combating nuclear terrorism. Continue reading Possibilities for Russian-US Nuclear Security Cooperation | Tejas Rao

Is There Illiberal Democracy? A Problem With No Semantic Solution | Jeffrey C. Isaac

The totalitarian regimes, in short, represented lethal, and morally and politically objectionable, efforts (mutations?) to institute a kind of anti-liberal, populistic democracy. They were hostile to liberal democracy—in part, in the name of an alternative conception of democracy. Continue reading Is There Illiberal Democracy? A Problem With No Semantic Solution | Jeffrey C. Isaac

Trump’s Climate Change Denial And Its Repercussions on India | Aditya Kashyap

Though lack of US technical and financial support may lead to short term hiccups, however, this  could be an opportunity for India, in particular, to drive technological and manufacturing advancements in green, energy-efficient technologies as the US raises the white flag. Continue reading Trump’s Climate Change Denial And Its Repercussions on India | Aditya Kashyap

Who’s Afraid Of The Post-factual | Emmanuel Alloa

At large, conspiracy theories are making a great comeback, with the rise of creationism, vaccine hostility or climate denial, and what is significant, is that this time, they wield the banner of emancipation from imposed narratives. No one has ever invoked as often the need for pluralism as the advocates of “alternative truth;” no one has ever called more vociferously for democratic freedom of speech than xenophobic isolationists. Continue reading Who’s Afraid Of The Post-factual | Emmanuel Alloa